The Daily Populous

Thursday July 14th, 2022 morning edition

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Biden told Israeli news that he's prepared to use force against Iran as a "last resort" to prevent it from obtaining a nuke.

Indirect talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal have so far failed to produce an agreement.

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Israeli news anchor Yonit Levi noted that Biden in the past said he would "do anything" to ensure Iran doesn't acquire nuclear weapons.

Levi asked if that also meant the president would "use force" against Iran.

The Obama era deal was designed to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.

Restoring the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has proved to be an elusive goal for Biden. »

Congress Has Roger Stone’s Encrypted Chats With Proud Boys and Oath Keepers

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Roger Stone was part of an encrypted group chat involving the leader of the Proud Boys and the leader of the Oath Keepers in the months leading up to Jan. 6, 2021.

In addition to Proud Boy chairman Enrique Tarrio and Oath Keeper leader Stewart Rhodes, other participants included Infowars host Owen Shroyer and “Stop the Steal” organizer Ali Alexander.

The encrypted chat is more evidence of potential coordination between the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers ahead of Jan 6. and raises more questions about Stone’s role in the lead-up to the Capitol riot. »

Jumpin’ Jellybeans…The Delicious Last Course Goes Platinum! -

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It hardly feels possible to be typing these words, but here goes: in a little over a week since the game’s release, our Cuphead expansion The Delicious Last Course has gone platinum, selling 1 million copies across all platforms!

These words certainly do not encompass how grateful we are, but to the amazing Cuphead players worldwide we say nonetheless: thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

From start to finish, The Delicious Last Course was a true labour of love. »

Amber Heard loses bid to dismiss $10m Johnny Depp judgment

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A judge on Wednesday rejected a request from the actor Amber Heard to set aside the $10m defamation judgment awarded against her in favor of her ex-husband, Johnny Depp.

Heard won a $2m judgment on a counter-claim against Depp.

Earlier this month, Heard filed a motion seeking to have Depp’s verdict set aside, or have a mistrial declared. »